Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Arcatan Angels join Caravan of Love to help refugees

Arcatan Angels join Caravan of Love to help refugees

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA – Maureen McGarry, an Arcata artist and art educator, went to the Lights for Liberty vigil for refugees in July.  She came home “frustrated.” “I wanted to do something,” she said. What she did do was to search the Internet, finding a nonprofit organization in San Diego called Border

McK CSD’s Orsini stepping down

McKinleyville Community Services District McKINLEYVILE – Gregory Orsini, general manager of the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) gave his notice of retirement at the Board of Directors Meeting held on Aug. 7, 2019. He has served the district for over 29 years. Orsini has worked with MCSD since November of 1990, a special district that

HSU to Hold Emergency Drill at Residence Hall on Wednesday, August 14

HSU to Hold Emergency Drill at Residence Hall on August 14 Housing & Residence Life at Humboldt State University will hold an emergency simulation  Wednesday, Aug. 14 to test campus and community response teams. The simulation will be loud and include participation from Housing & Residence Life, the University Police Department, the Arcata Fire Department,

Murder suspect arrested in McKinleyville

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office McKINLEYVILLE – On Saturday, Aug. 10 at about 12:10 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a disturbance on the 1100 block of Boss Road in McKinleyville. It was reported that a male subject may have been stabbed during the incident. It was also reported that a male subject was

AHS Class of ’74 reunited

CLASS of 1974 The Arcata High School Class of 1974 gathered for its 45th class reunion on July 26 and July 27. The classmates gathered at Plaza Grill on July 26, then held their reunion in the Plaza View Room in Jacoby’s Storehouse on July 27. The evening included dinner, entertainment, music and mingling as

Companion Animal Foundation: The Powerpuff Kittens of Sunny Brae

Sugar, spice, and everything nice. These were the ingredients chosen to create the perfect kittens. But Professor Whiskers accidentally added an extra ingredient to the concoction – Chemical Purr.  Thus, the Powerpuff Kittens were born! Using their ultra-super cuddling powers, Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup have dedicated their lives to fighting catnip crimes and finding the